The Art & Justice Fellowship Program is an opportunity to receive a $2,000 scholarship, 6 academic credits, and internships at NYC museums like the MoMa, MET, Queens Museum, and El Museo del Barrio. The fellowship is a great opportunity to network, become apart of a community that focuses on issues related to art and justice, and to build your resume.
Eligibility & Requirements:
- Open to all sophomores, juniors, and seniors.
- Strong interest in the visual arts
- At least one 100 level course in Art History or Studio Art at john Jay College (a minor in the Arts is also a plus)
- Cover Letter explaining the applicant’s interest in the program
- One reference from a professor (name and email contact)
- Unofficial Transcript from John Jay College
- A Resume
- Finalists will go through an interview process by a representative of the Art & Justice Fellowship Program
Deadline: Applications must be emailed to Professor Claudia Calirman, Director of the Art & Justice Fellowship Program by April 14th, 2016
Those chosen for the Art & Justice Fellowship will take two classes- one in the Fall of 2016 and another in Spring 2017. Internships will begin in the Spring of 2017 and allow students to apply the skills and knowledge they gained in taking the required courses to excel in their internships. The fellowship also offers research experience with select faculty members from the Art & Music Department and those selected receive specialized academic advisement from a faculty mentor. For more information and to interact with the Arts & Justice Fellowship see their Facebook page here.
Only 10 applicants will be selected so make sure you establish a competitive application and get all of the requirements in on time.